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Headlights shine too low.

How do you adjust the headlights? They shine too low. Also, what are the numbers on the inside of the driver and passenger doors used for? There are 4 buttons. 1,2,3, and stop.

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If you pop your hood there is a plastic philops almost looking like its whats holding your lights in place. screw those until you get it to a place you like. i suggest doing it against a wall or on a long straight road

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    i just double checks its a hex key and its on the headlight itself not the ones securing the head light to your car. sorry i wrote that in a hurry

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The 1, 2 , 3, and stop are for the memory seats and outside mirrors.

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